Philippine History at Wikipedia

(via deebeedee) Yesterday’s featured article on Wikipedia was the History of the Philippines. On that day, October 20, sixty-two years ago, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the Philippines as promised. In 1955, The Return of the King was first published. The Monterey Bay Aquarium first opened its doors on that Read more »

Jollibee Video Scandal

Alright, that’s not the video in question but darn so GP we couldn’t resist. Jollibee is the number 1 fast food chain in the Philippines for good reason. We love LOVE ChickEnjoy! And that annoying bee mascot, how could you resist that tail. Now for the real scandal video, Read more »

Image for Protests


Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo during a protest outside the presidential palace in Manila October 20, 2006. Thousands of activists marched outside the palace on Friday to protest continued political killings and efforts of Arroyo’s to change the constitution to keep herself in power. Read more »

Free Hugs

Aw come on man, don’t make us cry. (sniff). You’ve heard them before, ‘life is too short’. ‘be positive’, ‘trust in the goodness of people’ etc. Come on Bush, just give Kim Jong Il one of them free hugs. You know you want to…c’mon – hug the person nearest Read more »

Google’s 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

Note: This piece of news is of interest to Pinoys especially bloggers who dream of green pastures through the company’s AdSense program. Google should be around for a while and so will those AdSense cheques. (AP) SAN FRANCISCO October 19, 2006, 5:49 p.m. ET · Google Inc.’s third-quarter profit Read more »

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Maskara Festival 2006

Bacolod’s most popular fiesta, is celebrated on the third weekend of October closest to October 19, the city’s charter day anniversary.